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 2018-08-14 20:12 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study...

People have shaved off about an hour of sleep per night, the study said....

 2018-08-14 19:25 

AP

Whooping cough outbreak worsens in southwestern Idaho...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Health officials say a whooping cough outbreak has now sickened roughly 122 people in southwestern Idaho, and they're warning those numbers could increase with the start of the ......

 2018-08-14 18:44 

ABC News (US)

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Sleep loss can make people more isolated and lonely: Study...

People have shaved off about an hour of sleep per night, the study said....

 2018-08-14 18:42 

AP

Mississippi: 8 more West Nile virus cases: 21 so far in 2018...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming eight more cases of West Nile virus, bringing the year's total to 21....

 2018-08-14 18:21 

AP

Officials: 74-year-old man confirmed to have West Nile virus...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials have confirmed the state's first human case of the West Nile virus....

 2018-08-14 18:17 

Reuters

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People taking HIV-prevention pill may get more primary care...

(Reuters Health) - When people take daily pills to minimize their chances of getting HIV, they are also more likely to get routine care like flu shots and recommended screenings for common health problems, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-08-14 18:17 

AP

Mosquitoes in 2 municipalities test positive for West Nile...

SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — Public health officials say two Massachusetts municipalities have mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile virus....

 2018-08-14 18:09 

CBC

Health workers try experimental treatment as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads...

Officials are hoping a new treatment can help patients already infected with the deadly virus, as they continue a vaccination campaign to prevent it....

 2018-08-14 18:06 

AP

APNewsBreak: Brown seeks tighter mental health diversion law...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking to tighten a law he signed weeks ago that critics say could have freed rapists and murderers who completed two years of mental health treatment....

 2018-08-14 17:43 

AP

Northeastern Arkansas hepatitis A outbreak unusually severe...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Health officials say they are aggressively combatting an atypical and unusually severe hepatitis A outbreak in northeastern Arkansas that has infected at least 85 people an......

 2018-08-14 16:58 

Reuters

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Men, like women, can have post-sex blues...

(Reuters Health) - After sex, men can sometimes experience a myriad of confusing negative feelings, a phenomenon called post-coital dysphoria (PCD), which can interfere with relationships, researchers say....

 2018-08-14 16:00 

Medical News Today

Diets 'devoid of vegetable matter' may cause colon cancer...

Feeding mice a diet rich in a compound that results from the digestion of cabbage and other brassicas protected their gut from inflammation and cancer....

 2018-08-14 15:09 

Reuters

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Not all women eligible for breast cancer gene tests are getting them...

(Reuters Health) - Tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2 - gene mutations that raise the risk of breast and ovarian cancers - are not always done in U.S. women who are eligible to get them, a new study suggests....

 2018-08-14 15:00 

Medical News Today

Migraines are more common in women, but why?...

Migraines are disruptive, debilitating events, but what causes them remains unclear. Notably, they are more common in women, and a new study asks why....

 2018-08-14 14:21 

AP

34 sickened in southeast Missouri salmonella outbreak...

PERRYVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri county is investigating a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 34 people....

 2018-08-14 14:07 

Medscape

A Vaccine Success Story, for Some...

The rotavirus vaccine has saved the lives of many children but has the potential to save many more. Medscape...

 2018-08-14 14:00 

Medical News Today

Why cannabis relieves IBD symptoms...

Cannabis users report that the drug relieves symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease. A new study explains the mechanism behind this anecdotal evidence....

 2018-08-14 13:06 

AP

Congo's health ministry says Ebola spreads to 2nd province...

BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak has spread into a neighboring province, the health ministry said Tuesday, as health workers began using an experimental treatment for the dis......

 2018-08-14 12:00 

Medical News Today

Stage 4 melanoma: What you need to know...

Melanoma is a type of cancer that affects the skin cells. If it has progressed to stage 4, this means it has spread beyond the skin to other organs, such as the liver, brain, or lungs. In this article, learn about survival rates, traditional treatments, a...

 2018-08-14 11:01 

Medical Daily

What Are The Risks Of Lung Cancer Screenings?...

While early detection is the key to improving lung cancer survival chances, doctors may not be adequately discussing the risks of screening....

 2018-08-14 11:00 

Medical News Today

What are the long-term side effects of birth control?...

People often stay on hormonal birth control for much of their adult lives, either for contraception or to manage long-term medical conditions. Many wonder if it is safe to take birth control for extended periods. In this article, we look at the short-term...

 2018-08-14 10:59 

ABC News (US)

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Congo's health ministry says Ebola spreads to 2nd province...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-08-14 10:10 

ABC News (US)

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Black boys more fearful in whiter neighborhoods, study finds...

Research shows young black men experience more anxiety in whiter neighborhoods....

 2018-08-14 10:00 

Medical News Today

New technique treats prostate cancer in just five radiotherapy sessions...

A new clinical trial proves the benefits of an innovative form of radiotherapy that reduces the treatment to five sessions instead of the usual 37....

 2018-08-14 10:00 

Medical News Today

Vision loss in glaucoma may be due to immune response...

Glaucoma is a condition that leads to progressive loss of vision, but its root causes remain unclear. New research says an immune response may be to blame....

 2018-08-14 09:00 

NY Times

Lyme Disease Is Spreading Fast. Why Isn't There a Vaccine?...

The only vaccine was taken off the market more than 15 years ago. As reports of the disease skyrocket, researchers are working on a new one....

 2018-08-14 08:58 

Reuters

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China reports outbreak of foot and mouth disease, culls 173 pigs...

China's Ministry of Agriculture reported on Tuesday an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in its central province of Henan...

 2018-08-14 08:19 

Medical Daily

Heart Attack Or Panic Attack, How To Tell Which You Are Having?...

The symptoms of a heart attack and a panic attack have been known to overlap. Watch out for these few signs to help differentiate the two....

 2018-08-14 07:57 

Men's Health News

Columbia Jackets Are Up to 50% Off, Just In Time for Fall...

Need a new fall jacket? These Columbia jackets are on sale right now, including men's jackets for up to 50% off their usual price....

 2018-08-14 07:55 

Men's Health News

A 21-Year-Old Woman Is the Youngest Person in the U.S. to Get a Face Transplant...

Katie Stubblefield's face transplant story, "The Story of a Face," is the cover story of National Geographic's September issue. See images of the face transplant process....

 2018-08-14 07:42 

Men's Health News

Burn Fat Anywhere, Anytime with This 20-Minute Bodyweight Circuit...

50 Cent and Kevin Love trainer Jay Cardiello shows off a quick workout circuit to help you develop strength and mobility in under 20 minutes....

 2018-08-14 07:18 

AP

Health dept. investigating unvaccinated child with measles...

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida health officials are investigating a case of measles from a child they say was not vaccinated....

 2018-08-14 07:09 

Men's Health News

People In Paris Are Pissed Off at These Open-Air Urinals...

Paris debuted open-air urinals aimed at curbing the amount of public urination, but the stations are causing citizens to become enraged....

 2018-08-14 07:04 

Men's Health News

Women Are Way More Into Rough Sex Porn Than You Think...

The truth is that women watch their fair share of porn — and according to exclusive new data from Pornhub, they're flocking to certain categories you might not expect....

 2018-08-14 05:18 

Medical Daily

Children's Brains Benefit From Proper Conversations With Adults...

Children who had more turns to speak during conversations with adults showed stronger connections between two brain regions critical for language skills....

 2018-08-13 23:04 

Reuters

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Biogen's pricey muscle drug Spinraza too costly for Britain...

Biogen's muscle disease treatment Spinraza has been deemed too expensive for use on Britain's state-run health service, even after a price discount offered by the U.S. drugmaker....

 2018-08-13 22:38 

Reuters

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E-cigarette vapor tied to changes in lung cells...

(Reuters Health) - The vapor from e-cigarettes may boost the production of inflammatory chemicals in the lungs, while disabling key cellular defenders against infection, a new study suggests....

 2018-08-13 22:30 

AP

Hep A outbreak continues at Paragould barbecue restaurant...

PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) — Officials are again warning residents of a northeast Arkansas town of a possible hepatitis A exposure after an employee at a barbecue restaurant tested positive for the liver......

 2018-08-13 21:17 

Reuters

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'Back-and-forth' conversations with young kids may aid brain development...

(Reuters Health) - For decades, doctors have told parents to talk to kids as often as possible to help build speech and language skills. Now, a new study suggests that how parents talk to children may matter just as much as how much time they spend talkin...

 2018-08-13 21:00 

Medical News Today

Why can the birth control pill make your breasts bigger?...

The hormones in birth control pills can affect the body in various ways. In some people, the pills cause an increase in breast size. However, this change is usually temporary, and it may reverse within a few months. In this article, learn how birth contro...

 2018-08-13 20:48 

ABC News (US)

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Positive thinking can be healthy, but reality checks are important: Study...

Optimism can help connect parts of the brain,...

 2018-08-13 20:10 

Reuters

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Doctors may not explain pros, cons of lung cancer screening...

Many U.S. doctors don't discuss the harms of lung cancer screening or the potential for overdiagnosis in conversations with current and former smokers about whether tests are necessary, two new studies suggest....

 2018-08-13 20:00 

Medical News Today

Which fruits should you eat during pregnancy?...

Eating a healthful diet is particularly important during pregnancy. The right nutrients help the fetus to develop and grow as it should. Pregnant women should eat a variety of fruits to provide them with healthful nutrients that may also help to relieve t...

 2018-08-13 19:55 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Talking with young kids, not just to them, strengthens language regions of brain...

Adults who hold back-and-forth conversations with young children rather than just talking to them may be helping to strengthen connections between the language regions of the children's brains....

 2018-08-13 19:46 

ABC News (US)

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Young children talking back and forth with adults strengthens brain language region...

Dialogue with adults may lead to stronger pathways between two brain regions....

 2018-08-13 19:38 

AP

Illinois Medicaid legislation too late for nursing home...

PLEASANT HILL VILLAGE, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's recent signing of bills to reduce the backlog of patients waiting for Medicaid approval won't save a small-town nursing home from clo......

 2018-08-13 19:02 

ABC News (US)

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Multi-gene test may find risk for heart disease and more...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-08-13 19:00 

Medical News Today

What is the outlook for chronic lymphocytic leukemia?...

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. Although doctors can very rarely cure CLL, survival rates for this cancer are typically good. A person's life expectancy for CLL depends on how far the canc...

 2018-08-13 18:00 

Medical News Today

What is labial hypertrophy and is it normal?...

Each person's vagina and vulva are unique, and there is wide variation between people. Labial hypertrophy is when one or both vaginal lips, or labia, are larger than usual. This is normal and not a cause for concern. Some people choose to have surgery...

 2018-08-13 17:18 

ABC News (US)

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Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

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